ERIC Number: EJ614977
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Suitability of Problem-based Learning for Engineering Education: Theory and Practice.
Perrenet, J. C.; Bouhuijs, P. A. J.; Smits, J. G. M. M.
Teaching in Higher Education, v5 n3 p345-58 2000
Describes the characteristics and aims of problem-based learning (PBL) and reports on its application in medical and engineering education at Maastricht University (the Netherlands) and the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (the Netherlands). Analyzes differences between the medical and engineering applications. Also considers project work and guided small groups as alternative instructional methods in engineering. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands